Anterior resection is a surgery for rectal cancer and is occasionally performed to remove a diseased or ruptured portion of the intestine. Choose EMC, the best hospital for rectal cancer treatment. We help you to find a permanent solution for colorectal cancer.
The surgery will remove an area of the rectum and/or the left side of the bowel that is affected by the disease.
This is a major colorectal surgery and usually performed as an open surgery as well as through laparoscopy.
AP Resection (APR)
An abdominal perineal resection (APR) includes the resection of the sigmoid colon, rectum and the anus.